Posts Tagged: Finnish asylum policy

After Metsälä, Joutseno, Oulu will become Finland’s third immigration removal center

Finland’s third immigration removal center will start operating from the summer of 2019 in the northern city of Oulu, according to YLE. Finland has two detention centers located in the Helsinki neighborhood of Metsälä and in the eastern Finnish town of Joutseno.  The new immigration removal center house 30 people. The Finnish Immigration Service (Migri)

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK: How the Finnish government ostracizes migrants and asylum seekers

Migrant Tales insight: How the Finnish government labels and ostracizes in general migrants/asylum seekers in Finland and undocumented migrants in particular. Do you need more proof why Finland is a hostile place for migrants and minorities?   Finnish posting by Jukka Eräkare: Read the original text here. English translation: “In this context, illegal migrants are defined as

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Finnair flight AY1433 to Berlin and the sad case of a deportee – #boycottfinnair!

A couple traveled to Berlin on a Finnair flight Thursday. The passenger that witnessed a forced deportation on the flight wrote about it on her Facebook wall. Helsinki police chief inspector, Liisa Lintuluoto, denied in MTV3 that anything of the sort had happened on the flight.   Writes the woman who saw the asylum seeker on the flight: “On

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Finnish Interior Minister Paula Risikko vacationing in a war zone

Sira Moksi has made quite a name for herself by drawing cartoons that newspapers wouldn’t publish. In the one below, we see Interior Minister Paula Risikko vacationing in a “safe” country like Iraq or Afghanistan. Where would Interior Minister Permanent Secretary Päivi Nerg vacation? What about the director general of the Finnish Immigration Service, Jaana Vuori? What about Prime Minister Juha Sipilä? President Sauli Niinistö? Finance Minister Petteri Orpo?

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